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clinton bids farewell to the state department after four years at the helm. >> i hope that you will continue to make yourselves, make me and make our country proud. thank you all and god bless you. >> and seven years after hurricane katrina, the superdome in new orleans gets ready to host the super bowl in the big easy signature style. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. tonight the obama administration denounces the assault on the u.s. embassy in turkey as a terrorist attack. a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security gate killing a turkish security guard and injuring those nearby. according to turkish prime minister, an outlawed marxist group is responsible for the violence. our james reynolds is on the scene and filed this report. >> america's foreign missions are as much fortresses as embassies. this is why. this afternoon, a suicide bomber got to the gate of the u.s. embassy but but no further. his explosives detonated as a checkpoint. the bomber and a turkish security guard were killed. >> i wasn't sure what the explosion
in a similar dispute. after four years of leading the u.s. state department, today hillary clinton formally turned into her resignation. speaking to her staff one last time, she issued her thanks and ended them to carry on their -- encouraged thome carry on their work for the -- them to carry on their work for the country and the president. how will she be remembered? the bbc's state department correspondent looks back at her legacy. >> she's one of the most recognized and respected women in the world. after four years as secretary of state, hillary clinton leaves the job with close to 70% approval rating. >> i am going to miss it. i'm going to miss the people i worked with here, i'm going to misrepresenting my country when that blue and white plane with the united states of america lands, i'm going to miss making the progress that we made over the last four years in restoring american leadership and solving problems and setting out long-term challenges. it's very exciting and very moving. >> the biggest of all, the arab revolutions. clinton and the obama administration have de-- have to fi
are feared trapped in the rubble. >>> plus, clinton hshg rides off in the sunset, chuck hagel gets downright offensive. and lions and tigers and bears, oh my, "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for friday, february 1st, 2013. >>> good morning, i'm mara schiavocampo. super bowl weekend is here as fans of both the baltimore ravens and the san francisco 49ers descend upon new orleans, the town known for its lavish matters is gearing up for one of its biggest parties ever. nbc's jay gray is live for the latest. >> reporter: good morning, mara. from outside the beautiful superdome lit up in new orleans. look, depending on your perspective, a lot of people either ending their party or continuing into new orleans. the perfect city to hold such a big bash. a lot of people looking forward to the game. but as you talked about, a lot of people looking forward to a lot of things. for many, it's the ads that air on super sunday. we have a sneak peek of some you'll see. >> hey, son, have fun tonight. ♪ ♪ >> you know what this room needs? a smile. who wants to come with
day. >>> three stories that we'll be developing later today. secretary of state hillary clinton says her good-byes at the white house in the morning and then gives a farewell address at the state department later in the afternoon. moments later, former senator john kerry takes the oath and the title of secretary of state. >>> meanwhile, keep an eye on vice president joe biden who is in germany meeting with angela merkel. they'll have a midday press conference. how is your friday weekend weather looking? we're looking forward to this weekend. >> super bowl. >> be inside really for that day. >> yeah. if you have to travel. everybody in san francisco very curious what will happen in new orleans. let's talk about the national forecast and break down for what will happen for you in the west and your weekend. the big story is the cold. it's really cold. yesterday was bad. today just as bad with negative wind chills as far as south as kansas city. it spread through the mountain areas through utah. the pink shading is teen wind chills those head into nevada. jet stream pattern, this is what
his way into the building. saying good-bye to the secretary. hillary clinton bids farewell to the state department after four years at the helm. >> i hope that you will continue to make yourselves, make me and make our country proud. thank you all and god bless you. >> and seven years after hurricane katrina, the superdome in new orleans gets ready to host the super bowl in the big easy signature style. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. tonight the obama administration denounces the assault on the u.s. embassy in turkey as a terrorist attack. a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security gate killing a turkish security guard and injuring those nearby. according to turkish prime minister, an outlawed marxist group is responsible for the violence. our james reynolds is on the scene and filed this report. >> america's foreign missions are as much fortresses as embassies. this is why. this afternoon, a suicide bomber got to the gate of the u.s. embassy but but no further. his explosives d
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to the state department, where outgoing secretary hillary clinton will deliver remarks on for employees. she officially steps down today. senator john kerry of massachusetts was confirmed by the senate on tuesday to be her replacement. he is expected to be sworn in the day by the supreme court justice sonia sotomayor. in the meantime, we will have live coverage of the secretary clinton's earmarks around at 2:30 p.m. eastern on c-span. president obama will honor the recipients of the national medal of science and national medal of technology and innovation, the highest honors bestowed by the u.s. government upon scientists, engineers, and inventors. you will have it for you later in our program schedule. at the white house, jay carney held his daily briefing, addressing a number of issues including a bombing at the u.s. embassy in turkey today. >> does the president considered the attack on our embassy in turkey to be a terrorist attack? >> that is an excellent question a suicide bombing on the perimeter of an embassy is by definition an act of terror, a terrorist attack. i think this is an i
forms of our power. is there and obama doctrine or a clinton doctrine that ties together and helps explain what it is we should do and how we should do it? >> as you can tell, we believe america must continue to be the indispensable nation and the global leader and that requires us to lead alone and to build coalitions and networks that will put responsibility with others and expect them to play their role in a rules based global order. it is not always easy to talk about what we are doing every day everywhere in the world. if you look a what we have done, we have kept faith with that kind of mission. >> all the way in the back. wait for the microphone. >> i am with nbc television. some of the success is attributed to you is many are fixing the relation with arab and muslim world. look at the statistics, the favoritism is lower compared to the bush administration. what is gone wrong? thank you. >> i have followed closely public opinion and i think it is fair to say the united states for the past decade has not been viewed favorably by a high percentage of the people in any of the c
in the south china sea. i daresay as interesting as it may sound, and my present -- secretary clinton who made her first trip to asia, i have heard rumors to the effect incoming secretary of state kerry will make its first trip to the middle east. we are going to pivot to asia,. back to the middle east seems to repave it. host: -- repivot. host: u.s. sanctions are proving counterproductive. the economy is in ruins. the countrydeadlocked in the cos heading toward sectarian breakup. the grim prognosis for syria is provided by the latest report provided by the state department working with the free syrian army. guest: i admire him and i know he has been writing quite a bit about him lately. he is symptomatic of the disease that has set into washington, which is a new-found interest in syria. when the revolution began, to find voices of concern over syria was a virtually impossible treasure hunt. we were expressing deep concern than that unless we involve ourselves, when i say involved, i will be careful -- once we did what we could politically to get the disparate opposition groups more organized
, the number is only going in one direction, up. >> a lot of advertising. thank very much. >>> hillary clinton's tenure as the secretary of state officially ended a while ago. her last day on the job, though, was marred by a terror attack. we have the latest details on the u.s. embassy bombing. that's coming up. >>> and how does this sound? senator geraldo rivera? he says he's serious. you're going to hear why. >>> so john kerry officially the secretary of state. he was due to be sworn in just a few minutes ago at a private ceremony over at the state department. he has to deal with a crisis, though, from the first moments that he has taken this new job. a suicide bomber detonated a device outside the united states embassy in turkey's capital earlier today. it killed a turkish security guard. there is no doubt what kind of attack this was. >> a suicide bombing on the perimeter of an embassy is an act of terror. it's a terrorist attack. >> this is an individual wearing a suicide vest trying to come into our embassy compound. >> hillary clinton says we live in what she described as complex and da
in charge with the people on the ground. >> would you say secretary clinton in charge. >> pardon me? >> was secretary clinton in charge. >> the people in charge, were the ambassador there at benghazi. >> no. but, they can't, you know, they were trying to save their lives. rick: richard grenell, a former spokesperson for the last four u.s. ambassadors to the u.n. byron york, is chief political correspondent at the "washington examiner". gentlemen, good to see you both. rick, you first. you worked at a number of administrations. odd that the president himself would be so hands off while one of our consulates was under attack? >> yeah, very odd. i think it's, mitt romney was right. it really was a weak response from the president. he was off in vegas at a fund-raiser. the simple fact is, they took a couple pictures in the oval office where secretary panetta was briefing the president. but the president was hands off. the other thing we learned, secretary clinton was hand off. these employees that were under attack were state department employees. where was secretary clinton? she didn't
white zone on storm team 4 radar. that's south of clinton, north of waldorf and that is passing to the east quickly and that's a little narrow band that stretches from eastern, southeastern prince george's county into central calvert county and across the bay. it's zipping off to the east. as we look at temperatures, critical value of course, we want to make sure that the road temperatures don't get too cold. right now, they're a little above freezing. some of the snow reaching the ground south is melting a little bit on some of the roadways. north and west, the road temperatures below freezing. this light snow off and on here, passing snow showers all the way until 10:00 this morning. temperatures right near or below freezing. dusting to an inch around the light blue zone including washington, nearby suburbs. a dusting here and flurries. or a dusting north and west. up to a half inch or so in southern maryland northern neck. farther west, 1 to 2 inches along the blue ridge. part of the shenandoah valley and into the mountains. this cold pattern will continue into the weekend. w
president bill clinton. mister clinton is serving as a representative for president obama at the funeral. the israeli consul general and new york mayor michael bloomberg are also set to speak at today's service. new york police department helicopters are expected to fly over the synagogue in honor of koch. the former mayor died friday of congestive heart failure at age 88. president obama says the boy scouts of america should allow gay members. he also said women should be allowed in military combat roles. the president's comments in an interview on c-b-s before the super bowl come ahead of a meeting of the boy scouts' national executive board this week. a proposal to open up the scouts' membership to gays is expected to be discussed and possibly voted on at the gathering in texas. the white house said in a statement last august that president obama opposed the gay ban. a developing story this morning. at least eight, possibly 10 people are dead following a highway collision involving a tour bus in southern california. this is new video into kron four. the bus driver reported having brak
back in the clinton administration they brought in him and he was going to organize the entire economy and decide what goods and services we will need in 20 years so they can be planned so we can create them. hillary clinton created a complicated health care plan that was passed by the obama administration. they also think they know that what we need is green energy. we're going to channel a lot of resources to green energy. it is not just democrats who do this. the state of virginia has been trying to plan the love lives of virginians for 100 years. they try to keep the mental feeble from reproducing, they try to keep people from different races from marrying and people from the same-sex from marrying. in the same case it is we know better than these exerts who should love, how people -- exrpt -- exrpts who--experts how we should love. we always say at cato a government of delegated and thus limited powers. we have our rights, we delegated the protection of them to a government. in the document the constitution, we enumerated what powers we were delegating to the government and by doi
later on today. >> today as hillary clinton's last day serving as secretary of state. in our last interview before she stepped down she said that the attack benghazi was our low point and a time of the americas in her time as america's top diplomat. she suggested that bit of fear over the assault would not affect any decisions about her political future. cleanse the guest about what they will mean there. >> tomorrow is my last day as secretary of state. it is hard to predict what a day in this job will bring i know that tomorrow my heart will be very full. serving with the men and women of the state department and the u.s. id has been a singular honor. (cheers & applause) >> she is issuing a parting warning about iranian involvement in serious civil war. as she winds up her tenure she says " i've done what was possible to do well. there is a great deal of speculation about whether she'll run for president. >> more on this amber alert we're following this morning, it appears to be over. >> so it is over, is that correct? >> the note we are keeping > the amber alert and active. we h
has delayed those plants for you. give us a call. robert, clinton, md., you are on, sir. caller: 401k, in the early part of november my three kids were named the beneficiaries. we did all the paperwork. here it is, since february 4, and i have not got the money yet. the company that has the 401k, first of all, you cannot find them. i work in the credit union. they would not give you any information about the company that had the 401k. here it is, the fourth, and they still have not got the money. you have got to wait a long time to get your money. host: tell us a little bit about your plans, because of the limbo you are in. what does that mean for you? caller how it means i have to be very careful about four hope -- 401k. if something happened to me, i would release the money to my kids or something like that. if they needed it right away, they could get it, but they still have not received the money. i still do not know how these things work. because of the interest, i do not know. thank you very much. host: jacksonville, ark., good morning. caller: how are you? caller -- host: fine,
certainly have seen since. >> now secretary of state hillary clinton on the u.s. role in the world. she's at the council of foreign relations today for now and will meet with president from the white house tomorrow, her last day as secretary. her successor senator john kerry will be at the state department monday for a welcoming ceremony. [inaudible conversations] [applause] [applause] >> please take your seats. good afternoon and on behalf of bob rubin, carla he'll who is with us today, the entire board of directors and their members can't i want to welcoming you to the council on foreign relations and i'm richard haas president of cfr. are those of you who don't know who we are, we are an independent nonpartisan membership organization of think-tank and a publisher and we are dedicated to improving the understanding of the world of the foreign-policy choices facing this country. and today we are continuing what we have come to call secretary of state week here in the council. on tuesday night we were fortunate to hear from george shultz, who served as secretary of state for some six a
the country survive when a large part of us refuses to accept reality? secretary clinton just left saying that they don't deal with reality. how can we survive? this is not a -- they think -- >> stephanie: what she's referring to too is the secretary of state of the united states having to answer question about a fox talking point. the other one about no, there was no live video stream. just because fox news has reported it a thousand times doesn't mean it's true. >> how does it get to them officially? first thing liberals have their friends which we do. but now it is mainstream. that's how rodney got caught at the debate famously, listening to a ridiculous fox lie and repeating it. >> stephanie: now you have the united states senator that's why that turkey exchange was so funny. she's like turkey? i have things to do! i've got [ bleep ] to do. i'm secretary of state. what? turn on fox news. >> what do we do -- because i don't -- the hardest core at least in my circle, you know, i run is like a reasonable -- like a kathleen parker republican is the closest i run into. i don't rush into pe
from texas who has stumbled a bit. rubio has been more of the barack obama and hillary clinton model. he's been careful about how he uses that star power and also his opponent is probably paul ryan, who i thought gave a very weak speech at the national review institute. rubio is coming with new ideas and new ideas that will move his party to the center. outstanding choice. >> on immigration reform, he's joined forces with some democrats, comprehensive immigration reform. senator vitter of louisiana calls him naive. so he's getting some criticism from the right. >> naive for some means hopeful and optimistic for others and i think that's what some republicans have been lacking. we've been painted in the times, rightly so, that we're only the guys in suits and business men in an old world. are we the party for everyone? do we have an offer of better way for everyone in the united states, not just our alleged 53% which we didn't even have? and rubio, i think, speaks to that. >> he's got to be really careful in giving that republican response to the president's state of the union address
. >> in her last interview before she steps down today, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton told the associated press that the attack in benghazi was the low point of her time as america's top diplomat. but, she suggested that the furor over the assault would not affect any decisions about her political future. she says her critics don't live in an "evidenced-based world" and that their refusal to accept the administration's statements is regrettable. congressional republicans accused the obama administration of intentionally misleading the public about whether the attack was a protest gone awry or a planned terror attack. >> the democratic - controlled senate passes legislation to extend the federal government's ability to borrow new money. through mid- may. budget analysts estimate, it will give the treasury the ability to meet all federal spending obligations through at least the end of july. in exchange for temporarily suspending the debt ceiling debate. the bill requires lawmakers in both chambers of congress, to pass a budget by mid-april. or have their pay withheld. the me
hillary rodham clinton, for her tireless efforts - [applause] for her tireless efforts to promote u.s. national interests overseas, to strengthen the department state, to promote and raise the profile of diplomacy and development as critical tools of our national statecraft. as we've all together follow your leadership, we look forward to continuing this effort. thank you so much. [applause] >> it is my great honor and privilege to introduce someone who is -- who passionately cares about this institution, about the men and women who are geared not only because you are the son of a diplomat and not only because you have been the chairman of the foreign relations committee and not only because you have traveled the world on our behalf but because you care passionately about what we do and the vision in which we attempt to try to show the rest of the world. on behalf of the men and women, not only in this room but all over the world who are watching, let me introduce to you the 68 secretary of state, john kerry. [applause] >> thank you very much. wow, way back there. thank you. thank y
, mayor bloomberg and president clinton are scheduled to speak. >>> president obama is urging the boy scouts of america to reverse it ban on homosexual members. during an interview yesterday the president said scouts provide great leadership training and no one should be banned from that. last week they said they were open to overturning that ban with a policy to let local troops sponsors make their own decision o n that issue. >> a prince george's county firefighter is waking up in the hospital after being injured fighting a fire in bowie. it broke out on sunday afternoon. a neighbor called 9-1-1 after someone knocked on his door to warn him about approximate the fire spreading. no one was inside at the time. the firefighter was burned on his back. esshe is expected to be okay. >>> ravens quarterback joe flacco will be celebrating his team's super bowl victory in florida. he'll be part of a parade at disney world kingdom for being named super bowl mvp. >>> it will be a good couple of months for flacco. he's a free agent and likely one of the highest paid quarterbacks. dan hellie was
institute, were not capable of doing that. that's a historic reality. in the 1990s when bill clinton said there's an election based on that, it was the house and senate that legislative sanctions on iran, the push for, like it or not, freedom for the iraqi people to push for sanctions on cuba, to push her more engagement and exactly which are talking about, that really pushed for in a relationship with india. i could go on and on. nato expansion. all the things taken for granted but not in initiative. they're members of congress on capitol hill who change the world in a very meaningful way and that's still an opportunity if we recognize we need to care about. sorry for that little speech. >> how do we know kind of the counterterrorism, is very much her? [inaudible] >> the question is how do we know when we've won? >> were in no danger of women anytime soon. this has become a sugarless because it's a fair question obviously. what you measure for success and how do we know when we stopped, and that we are so far away from that now a more further away than when this president took office in
. bill clinton will meet with current new york mayor bloomberg. the ceremony will be held at the synagogue. joan rivers and elliott spitzer are members. they will announce a train station on lexington avenue will be renamed the mayor ed koch subway station. >> this remain on, the postal service will release a stamp offering rosa parks unveiled in detroit. today would be her 100th birthday. she was arrested in 1955 after refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person in alabama which was a symbol of the civil rights movement. >> mcdonald's is introducing the first new happy meal in a decade, and there is something fishy about it. the biggest burger change is rolling out fish mcbites, cod you can order for your kids or yourself in three sizes, like chicken nuggets but with fish, and is available through march but mcdonald's could bring them back if they prove popular. mcdonald's said kids like to dunk in sauces so mcbikes you -- mcbites you can do that. >> do i need to reel you in? >> you do. now a look outside to show you what is going on. 5:15 this morning, we are look
, all right? and he even gave his house, i understand to bill hillary clinton for vacation purposes graduate as it. if this guy melgaen thinks is he going up for fraud. he can flip and say a lot of things about a lot of people. it's speculation but it is in play. and you say? >> when the fbi comes to your place of work or to your home and raids those premises, you are in trouble. i suspect that the feds are leaning on him to try to find out what he knows. not just about senator menendez but other aspects to this case as you point out. >> do you see, this colmes, a lot of the media as we discussed with bernie goldberg last night isn't covering this. am i being irresponsible for covering. this i think there is coverage, absolutely. >> bill: i do want to be responsible here and i do sympathize with menendez if he didn't do anything particularly in the underaged deal and they have smeared him. >> he hasn't agreed to talk to the fbi. we'll don't know who he is he hasn't identified himself. >> look, menendez says he didn't do anything in that area. he didn't do anything at all. we know he
hillary clinton on the u.s. role in the world. she was at the council on foreign relations today for an hour and will meet with president obama and the white house tomorrow her last day of secretary. her successors and it should john kerry opie at the state department monday for a welcoming ceremony. [applause] >> please take your seats. good afternoon and on behalf of bob rubin, carla hills who is with us today and the entire board of directors and the members i want to welcome you to the council on foreign relations. i'm richard haas president of the cfr. for those of you who don't know who we are we are an independent nonpartisan membership organization of think-tank and a publisher and we are dedicated to improving the understanding of the world of the foreign policy choices facing this country. today we are continuing what we have come to call secretary of state we cure the council. on tuesday night we were fortunate to hear from george shultz, who served as secretary of state for some six and a half years under president ronald reagan. and this afternoon we are honored to h
her secretary of state post, a new hillary clinton website surfaces. we will show you this new photo that some say paints clinton as very presidential? hello! how sharp is your business security? can it help protect your people and property, while keeping out threats to your operations? it's not working! yes it is. welcome to tyco integrated security. with world-class monitoring centers and thousands of qualified technicians. we've got a personal passion to help your business run safer, smarter, and sharper. we are tyco integrated security. and we are sharper. >>> so, hillary clinton has a brand-new website. as you can imagine, the 2016 presidential rumor mill back in full steam. look at this with me. if you go to hillaryclintonoffice.com, she's looking as some have suggested very presidential. it was registered as she left her post as secretary of state last week. and, get this, if you visit her old campaign website, you'll find a link to this new site and this picture, presidential picture. let's just continue, let's jump in on that stream of speculation. john, let me begin with yo
geist from nbc. it's bizarre. >> a lot of people on television he talks about politics, hillary clinton, and george w. bush. he talks about a lot of pop culture, shep. and more importantly, he names the people on the los angeles police department, 40 names in all and none of them are being made public. everybody in the manifesto is now getting extra protection. in fact, one of the police officers who was shot and wounded today was actually protecting a target named in that manifesto. dorner says he wants the police and their families killed saying, again, quoting here: suppressing the truth will lead to deadly consequences for you and your family. there will be an element of surprise where you work, live, sleep. dr. keith ablow says he is apparently lost his empathy. listen. >> he is now devoid of that and so he is like a run away train. he is capable in a terrible way of inflicting awful suffering and feeling nothing because he has severed himself from his feelings. >> i just want to mention this they are still searching snow tracks in the big bear mountains, shep. the sun sets in abo
following today's session in the house at 11:00 a.m. eastern this morning. secretary of state clinton officially steps down today. john kerry will be sworn in today. was confirmed by the senate and will be sworn in by justice sotomayor. live coverage starting at 2:30 eastern. remarks atclinton's an event yesterday at the council on foreign relations where she talked about the need for smart power diplomacy. afterwards she to questions about the future of the american political system. this is about an hour. >> please take your seats. good afternoon. on behalf of our members, i want to welcome to the council on foreign relations. i'm president of the cfr. we're an independent membership organization, a think tank, and the publisher dedicated to the foreign policy choices facing this country. we are continuing secretary of state week at the council. we were fortunate to hear from george shultz on tuesday night who was secretary of state for some six and half years under ronald reagan. we're honored to host hilary rodham clinton during the last 24 hours as president obama's first secreta
clinton interrupted a trip to japan so he could attend the funeral. koch bide of congestive heart failure. evidences 88 years old. >>> this morning we are hearing from president obama. he sat down with cbs's scott kelly for a prefragame intervie. talked about the possibility of another tax hike. president obama talked about america's favorite past time football as millions of us were getting ready to watch the super bowl, he clarified comments. when he wasn't sure he would let his son play football. here's the latest response. >> it is a great support. i am a huge fan, but there's no doubt that some of the concerns that we have learned about when it comes to concussions have to give parents pause. as i said before i feel differently about the nfl. these are grown men, they are well compensated they know the risks that are involved. but as we start thinking about the pipeline, high school, college. i want to make sure we are doing everything we can to make the school safer. that means the game is going to evolve a little bit. for those of us who like to see a big hit and enjoy the rock em
of the family medical leave act signed into law in 1993 by president clinton. all these programs beginning at 8:00 eastern on the c-span networks. >> julia loved her time in the white house. she said in her memoirs, it was like a bright and beautiful dream. quite the most wonderful time of my life. so i think that gives you some idea of how much she enjoyed being first lady and how she felt her husband had finally achieved the recognition he deserved. >> historian eedth mayo on julia grant, who married her brother's west point roommate, ulysses s. grant. "first ladies: influence and image," their interests and influence on the president, produced with the white house historical association, it begins at february 18, 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. >> the single thing that coolidge did that we want to remember is when he left office the budget was lower than when he came in. that's the story for us now in a period where we're concerned. well, how did he do that? the economy grew a lot. maybe more than 3% sometimes. unemployment was below 5%. the budget was b
: that is strong. >> wish leon panetta it worked in the clinton administration would say it is a repudiation of chuck a goal and the president's defense policies. lou: sequestration is the president's deal. >> it is rotten. lou: how do grown men and women representing the constituents on capitol hill come up with the nonsense? >> the president defended it i will fight to the death anybody do tries to stop the cuts, now the republicans call his bluff. the republicans need to stick to their guns. lou: the president had sequestration stuffed up his nose. >> but leon panetta is held a major policy roles and has relationships of all sides of the aisles telling his former boss to take a hike. not so good. >> budget cuts and in panama reform. >> comprehensive defense, entitlements, and on discretionary defense, a tax reform do it all white blossoms and. lou: wise the president absolutely adamantly opposed to do the one thing to cement his legacy to do these demonstrably necessary thing to clean up fiscal policies. >> here is not committed did to a view. lou: nation surviving? >> redistribution, he
predecessor, hillary clinton, saying he had big heels to fill. >>> public records indicate superdome officials were worried about a possible blackout months before the super bowl. officials still aren't sure what caused the 34-minute blackout. according to the "new orleans times picayune," they're looking at equipment that controls the flow of electricity from the power company to the stadium. now it was part of a recent multimillion dollar upgrade. armen basketball -- armen keteyian was there. >> reporter: the root cause remains under investigation. the superdome executive doug thornton said it was a shutdown to one of the main lines powering the dome. >> all we know is we had an interruption in service. >> reporter: he said power to the electrical company entergn, was fed into a substation which split the electrical feed into two lines running power to the stadium. it was the main a line, he said, that went dark without warning. >> sensed abnormalities in their substation. and it -- it shunted the power to the superdome. >> reporter: it happened some 90 seconds into t
to be confirmed next week despite opposition from some of his former colleagues. >>> today is hillary clinton's last day of secretary of state. she'll be meeting at the white house and say goodbye to her staff before she leaves. john kerry will be sworn in as the new secretary of state in a private ceremony coming up this afternoon. >>> the government will now be able to borrow hundreds of billions of dollars more to pay the nation's bill. the senate passed the bill to raise the debt ceiling. without it, the government would have to default on obligations as soon as mid- february. >>> one of d.c.'s area neighborhood advisory commissioners wants to limit the sale of ski masks. >> this comes after several people were robbed by gunmen wearing ski masks. gary nurenberg has the story. >> reporter: a prince george's county armed robbery. can't see the guys because of the ski masks. a 7-eleven robbery, three guys, can't see any of their faces because of the ski masks. d.c.'s fourth police district. look at the list serve and you see? >> a number of reports that people are assaulted with folks with s
president obama and they compare president clinton. and the suggestion is that president obama has not been able to lead the same way, not been able to cross the aisle. do you think that's right? >> i think that president clinton was effective in crossing the aisle. and i think president obama would have been every bit as effective, but i think he faced a very different political situation. by the time you got from the '90s when we were there to the present time the polarization had hardened very substantially and i think had president obama faced the same political situation that president clinton had it would have been very difficult, just as it was very difficult for president clinton, but i think obama in a different style, in his own way, would have been equally effective working with the opposition. >> we have lots of ceos who came on the set before the election who said that president obama was not pro-business. he was not pro-growth. he was not -- you've heard it. you've heard it a lot. do you believe that? having lived in washington. what's your take on that issue? >> my take is as
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